Per Industry Requests, FDA Extends Comment Period For Salt Label Guide

By David Roza
July 10, 2019 at 11:28 AM
FDA on Tuesday (July 9) agreed to give industry more time to comment on the agency’s decision to allow food companies to use the phrase “potassium chloride salt” on the ingredient statement in food labels as an alternative to the commonly used name “potassium chloride.” Potassium chloride is used as a partial substitute for sodium chloride to reduce the amount of sodium in prepared and processed foods. In draft guidance published in May FDA says using the phrase “potassium chloride...

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